Swedish Parliament Speaker Bjorn von Sydow is in a big hurry to get Turkey into the EU. Why the unseemly rush to dhimmitude? From Turkishpress.com, with thanks to Anthony:
ANKARA – Swedish Parliament Speaker Bjorn von Sydow said on Monday that Sweden wanted Turkey-EU accession talks to start on Oct. 3rd, 2005 in line with the decision taken at EU Summit of Dec. 17th, 2004.
Speaking in a joint news conference after the meetings between Turkish and Swedish parliamentary delegations, Turkish Parliament Speaker Bulent Arinc thanked Sweden’s support to Turkey’s EU bid and wished Sweden to continue extending its support during the accession talks that would start on Oct. 3rd.